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Former Google and Uber Executive Brian McClendon Joins the Information and Telecommunications Technology Center and EECS as a Research Professor

Published on May 11th, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

Brian McClendon, who co-created Google Earth and was recently a vice president of Advanced Technologies at Uber Technologies Inc. and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering will join the Information and Telecommunications Technology Center as research professor. Read more...


Kulkarni Named First Recipient of EECS Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Professorship

Published on May 11th, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

Prasad Kulkarni, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Kansas School of Engineering, has been named the first-ever recipient of the department’s Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Professorship. Read more...


EECS Cyber Security Activities Highlighted in Kansas Alumni Magazine

Published on May 11th, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

EECS faculty and students are involved in a variety of cyber security activities. The March 2017 Kansas Alumni Magazine contains a cover story titled “Domain Defenders: Students look beyond the classroom to study the art of cyber war.” This lengthy piece discusses KU EECS participation in cyber defense competitions, the KU’s Scholarship for Service Program- Jayhawk SFS and the department’s cyber blitz events with local high school students and soldiers from the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley. Read more...


EECS Students win Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research Competition Awards

Published on May 11th, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

Andres S. Hernandez received an all campus Undergraduate Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Honor Society) Research Award for Best Oral Presentation. Graduate students Siddharth Gangadhar and Hamid Mahmoudi were award recipients for the Sigma Xi Research Competition in the early graduate and advanced graduate student categories, respectively. Read more...


Professor James Rowland Named Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education

Published on May 11th, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

Professor James Rowland has been named a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). He received this honor partly because of his ABET work for ASEE as well has being listed as a Founder for the IEEE/ASEE Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference, now in its 46th year. Read more...


KU’s Hosts Inaugural Hackathon

Published on May 11th, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

KU hosted an inaugural hackathon, JayHacks, in February 2017. The event drew students from all over the Midwest. Read more...


KU EECS Alumnus Receives Honors

Published on March 30th, 2017 by Victor Frost

A KU EECS alumnus received a prestigious honor. Luiz DaSilva, Professor of Telecommunications in the School of Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, has been elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Read more...